Cocoa-Dusted Lamb Chops with Pumpkin Quinoa Cakes

September 26, 2016


For the Pumpkin & Quinoa Cakes:

1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix thoroughly. Pat out 1/4 cup of mixture into a patty and dear on both sides in about two tablespoons of oils until seated & heated through on both sides.

For the Lamb: 

1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix until combined. Add chops to the mixture and let marinate overnight. Roast in the oven until desired internal temperature is reached. About 120 degrees because of thin-ness.

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Pumpkin & Quinoa Cakes
  • 1 cup pumpkin, cooked
  • 1 1/2 cups quinoa, cooked
  • 1/2 cup sautéed onion
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon salt (to taste)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped thyme
  • 1/2 cup buttered breadcrumbs
  • 4 lamb chops
  • 1 tablespoon dark chocolate powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon white pepper
  • 2 tablespoons kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
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